SmartSellTM - The New Way to Sell Online

Shop over a million Toys in our Huge New Range

Physical Therapy and Massage for the Dog

Product Description
Product Details

Table of Contents

Introduction to Physical Therapy and Massage, Julia Robertson and Andy Mead Introduction A brief History of Massage Current practice Anatomy and Physiology, Julia Robertson and Andy Mead Introduction Skeletal System Muscular System Fascia Nervous System Other Systems Comparative Human and Canine Anatomy How a Dog Moves, Julia Robertson Introduction Muscle placement and action Initiation of movement Development of the puppy Exercise and Activity Preparation, Julia Robertson and Meg Robertson Exercise and Conditioning Performance Areas and Their Stresses Warming Up and Warming Down Warm-Up and Warm-Down for the Handler Rehabilitation Techniques, Julia Robertson Introduction Exercising Passive movement Hydrotherapy Massage in Physical Therapy, Julia Robertson Introduction to Massage Massage Methodology Massage Application Massage Techniques Assessment of the Dog Treatment Contraindications for Canine Massage Common Diseases and Pathologies, Andy Mead and Julia Robertson Investigation of Canine Lameness Common Joint Diseases Causing Lameness Disorders of Muscles and Tendons Neoplasia Spinal Disease Peripheral Neurological Disease Glossary of Terms Further Reading Appendix - The Muscles of the Dog - Their Placement and Actions Index

About the Author

Galen Therapy Centre, Coolham, West Sussex, UK


"The seven chapters are supported with nicely presented coloured photographs, images and diagrams .. . This is certainly a book that anyone interested in an introduction to physical therapy and massage for the dog will enjoy." -Veterinary Record

Ask a Question About this Product More...
Write your question below:
Look for similar items by category
How Fishpond Works
Fishpond works with suppliers all over the world to bring you a huge selection of products, really great prices, and delivery included on over 25 million products that we sell. We do our best every day to make Fishpond an awesome place for customers to shop and get what they want — all at the best prices online.
Webmasters, Bloggers & Website Owners
You can earn a 5% commission by selling Physical Therapy and Massage for the Dog on your website. It's easy to get started - we will give you example code. After you're set-up, your website can earn you money while you work, play or even sleep! You should start right now!
Authors / Publishers
Are you the Author or Publisher of a book? Or the manufacturer of one of the millions of products that we sell. You can improve sales and grow your revenue by submitting additional information on this title. The better the information we have about a product, the more we will sell!
Item ships from and is sold by Fishpond World Ltd.
Back to top